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Apprentice Joiner K C JOINERY LTD

We have been providing a wide range of services including bespoke stairs, traditional and sash box windows, doors, handmade kitchen units, and much more. The applicant will be involved in a small, but extremely busy family workshop in Axminster supporting with general duties such as maintaining cleanliness as well as supporting with the production

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 4:30pm Friday: 9:00am – 4:30pm 30-minute lunch break with a morning and afternoon break also.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Identify and confirm carpentry or joinery requirements and components against specification/drawings/CAD/BIM and in accordance with Building Regulations
  • Locate, handle, store, load, transport and position materials and components safely, minimising damage so they are ready for application.
  • Prepare the site/workshop (including access equipment when necessary), power and hand tools appropriate to the project.
  • Calculate the most efficient quantity, length and area of resources.
  • Use and maintain hand tools, power tools and associated equipment to achieve optimum performance.
  • Maintain a clear and tidy workspace and ensure that waste materials are disposed of in accordance with current legislation
  • Carry out quality checks against specification and take remedial action where required or instructed
  • Some cleaning up and pride around your workshop
  • Being helpful and keen

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Carpentry & Joinery L2 standard. On completion the apprentice will receive NRQ L2 Architectural Joinery qualification. Functional Skills in Maths and English may also be required depending on current level.    

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An opportunity for the candidate to stay with the company after completion of the apprenticeship with the chance to learn more in the joinery trade.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Physical fitness, Ability to ask questions, Keen to learn, Physically Able


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Established for over 30 years, we are a professional, family-run joinery company based in Axminster, Devon. K.C. Joinery provide a wide range of services including bespoke stairs, traditional and sash box windows, doors, handmade kitchen units, and much more. All our items come treated with a clear preservative ready to be painted and stained. Plus, all windows and doors can be either single or double glazed.







EX13 5AU

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Training provider



Nikita Thomas


Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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